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Chief of State: President XI Jinping

China moves to curb rising income inequality - Feb. 5, 2013


Feb 5, 2013 ... Growing income inequality is a problem for China's communist government. ... designed to help close the gap between the poor and the country's rapidly ... The minimum wage will be boosted in most parts of the country to 40% of ... graft and embezzlement have embarrassed the country's top leadership.

China's New Income Inequality Reform Plan and Implications for ...

origin.www.uscc.gov/sites/default/files/Research/China Inequality - 3 12 13.pdf

Mar 12, 2013 ... leadership as it seeks to maintain a grip on power. ... In this way, ordinary Chinese can easily see evidence of ... and just half that of the United States.10 Closing the income gap in China is especially important because.

Survey in China Shows a Wide Gap in Income - The New York Times


Jul 19, 2013 ... Survey in China Shows a Wide Gap in Income ... venues of the personal wealth of the richest Chinese and of the families of China's leaders.

China Issues Plan to Narrow Income Gap - The New York Times


Feb 5, 2013 ... China Issues Proposal to Narrow Income Gap ... which the new generation of leaders under Xi Jinping has promised to expand state spending ...

Inequality in China: An Overview - Oxford Journals


Jul 18, 2013 ... How well can China's income inequality be measured? .... Many of these people are temporary migrants who retain close links with their rural ..... For the first quarter century of economic reform, China's leaders gave overriding ...

InequalIty in Focus - World Bank

www.worldbank.org/content/dam/Worldbank/document/Poverty documents/Inequality-In-Focus-0813.pdf

leadership of former president Hu Jintao and. Wen, the former premier. ... Despite these policies, income inequality in China has in recent years remained ... poverty based on the CHIP survey data can be found in Rising. Inequality in China: ...

China promises rise in minimum wage to close income gap - BBC.com


Feb 6, 2013 ... China approves a plan to tackle the widening income gap between rich and ... However, some analysts were sceptical whether the proposals will work. ... change is set to open in Paris with 147 world leaders in attendance.

China Must Address Inequality to Be a Global Superpower - US News


Dec 10, 2012 ... Chinese senior leaders Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, ... Can you imagine the population numbers if China had not put the "one-child" ... The problem is that in order to close the income gap, the Chinese ...

China's 'Communist' Billionaires - US News


Apr 30, 2013 ... How Communist Can China Be With All Those Billionaires? ... leadership is well aware that if the current income inequality continues to widen, ...

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China's Leaders Say They Want to Close the Income Gap - Bloomberg


Feb 6, 2013 ... China's Leaders Say They Want to Close the Income Gap ... Xi, who will soon become China's president, went to a poor village in Gansu and ...

How Policy Reforms Can Help Alleviate Income Inequality in China ...


Sep 15, 2015 ... Thus from a political vantage point alone, reducing income inequality has become a top priority for China's leaders. But to solve the problem, ...

Income inequality in China and the urban-rural divide - Journalist's ...


Aug 19, 2014 ... The country's poorer residents have benefited: “We can reasonably expect ... China's income inequality started rising when the country's former ...

China Tries to Shut Rising Income Gap - WSJ


Dec 10, 2012 ... As China's economy grows, the gap between the rich and poor ... Gatley tells Deborah Kan why closing China's income gap will pose new challenges. By .... He figure that China's new leaders would press for further changes ...

China's income gap solution: Too little, too late? - Fortune


Feb 15, 2013 ... Until China's Communist Party can convince the people that it values ... of income inequality has risen to the top of the new leadership's policy ...